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Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy

Your body goes through many changes during pregnancy to support the baby. One is that the hormone relaxin is released and that relaxes the joints and eases labor and delivery. However, this can cause structural instability. Other sources of spinal misalignment and pain during pregnancy include: Carrying 25 to 30 pounds of extra weight. Weakened abdominal muscles. Accentuating the curve in your lower back. Tieperman Health and Wellness is going to share a guide to chiropractic care during pregnancy and the benefits of chiropractic care during your pregnancy.  Reasons for Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy One midwife mentioned reasons she might Read more
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Common Winter Sports Injuries

Winter is an exciting time for those in sports like skiing and snowboarding, but that doesn’t keep them from getting injured. There are some injuries that are more common than others during this time, so we’re going to go through a handful of those and provide some explanation on them. If you or someone you know participates in winter sports, this article is for you! If you know someone in winter sports, share the article with them! Concussions Concussions are a common injury in a myriad of sports, and winter sports are no different. There are 23,500+ concussions that occur Read more
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Herniated Disk Treatments

A herniated disk is an issue with the jelly-like cushion that sits between the vertebrae in your spine. Often, it means that the cushion between those vertebrae is getting compressed so it’s protruding out and causing pain. There are a handful of different treatments for herniated disks, so we’re going to talk about some of those and how they can help you with your situation.  Treatment with Medication The severity of your pain with a herniated disk can vary. Based on your level of pain, the medicinal treatment that you receive can change. Sometimes, the pain is mild enough where Read more
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5 Holiday Foods to Avoid with Arthritis

Avoiding some foods or new dietary restrictions can become present if you’re diagnosed with arthritis. So, as the holidays roll around, ask your doctor what you should be careful about this season. Tieperman Health and Wellness has a few foods to avoid with arthritis.  1. Added Sugar Things like chocolate and soda that are common around the holidays contain added sugars. If you have arthritis, you should minimize your consumption of things like this because it can increase your pain. 2. Gluten Gluten increases inflammation which can make your arthritis worse in terms of pain. Consider avoiding or minimizing gluten Read more
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Can you Do Physical Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that causes foot pain in the thick band of tissue that supports the arch of your foot. It connects the ball of your foot to your heel. You can experience the condition whether you’re a young athlete or someone older who’s not an athlete and everyone in between. It is possible to participate in physical therapy to better your condition. Physical therapists are movement experts that help reduce the pain of your plantar fasciitis and restore your walking ability.  The Process Physical therapists have a common approach to any condition, and plantar fasciitis is no Read more
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Arthritis of the Knee: What Causes it?

Osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis of the knee does not only happen for people of older age. Younger people can be diagnosed with osteoarthritis as well. It can be a very confusing time and wondering what happened to cause this condition can bring some anxiety. Well, we at Tieperman Health and Wellness don’t want you to be too concerned or worried about you or your loved one’s condition. That’s why we’ve put together a short guide on the causes of osteoarthritis.  Age The number one cause of osteoarthritis is, indeed, age. The ability of your cartilage to heal and protect your Read more
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What are the Benefits of Nutritional Therapy?

Nutritional therapy is a term you might not be very familiar with. You might be asking what nutritional therapy is. Well, nutritional therapy is an approach to nutrition that helps clients live an overall healthier lifestyle, no matter how old or young you are. Your whole family can benefit from nutritional therapy because you can take what you learn home with you and teach your family about it. The question is, “How can it help me or my family?” or “Are there benefits of nutritional therapy?” Well, we’re going to take you through some of the benefits of this therapy Read more
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7 Most Common Causes of Joint Pain

Joint pain is a relatively common issue. It can be acute or chronic, mild or severe, somewhere in between. There are many different causes for joint pain, so we’re going to run through the 7 most common causes of joint pain.  1. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a degenerative inflammatory condition that occurs with age. The cartilage that cushions your joints breaks down, causing joint pain and stiffness in your joints.  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis RA is an autoimmune condition where your immune system mistakenly attacks the lining of your joints. As a result, Rheumatoid Arthritis causes your joints to become inflamed, swollen, Read more
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Tips for Relieving a Crick in Your Neck

Getting a crick in your neck is a painful and annoying experience. Your neck feels stiff, less mobile than usual, and you might feel like it to be popped back into place. Cricks in your neck can be temporary or chronic. Although they are usually painless, they could be connected to your chronic neck or shoulder pain if they are frequent. Luckily, the experts at Tieperman Health and Wellness have come up with some ways to relieve a crick in your neck before seeing a doctor.  Heat and Ice Heat and ice are good places to start when you have Read more
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Pain Relief for Carpal Tunnel

Do you ever suffer from weakness, numbness, or tingling in the thumb side of your hand? If these symptoms have lasted for several months, you may suffer from a condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS. CTS is a frustrating, debilitating condition that causes pain and interferes with daily activities. Luckily, there are numerous pain relief methods for combating carpal tunnel syndrome. What is Carpal Tunnel? CTS occurs when a nerve in your wrist gets pinched. This pinched nerve can affect everything from your fingers up to your shoulder. This nerve runs through a narrow space in your forearm Read more